Age Limit for Participation

In order for a runner to be eligible to participate in the 5km Road Race, he/she needs to be at least 12 years old (born in 2010 or older).

Special Conditions for Participation due to COVID-19

The right to register and participate in the races of the 2022 Athens Half Marathon event, have the runners with a valid* COVID-19 Vaccination or Recovery Certificate until the day of the race.

* The validity of COVID-19 Certificates is based on the guidelines of the Greek State and the National Public Health Organization.


Bib Number & Race Kit Pick-up/ Athens Half Marathon EXPO

All regitered runners shall pick-up their bib number (timing chip embedded) and race kit, from the Half Marathon EXPO, which will be hosted at Technopolis City of Athens (Pireos str. 100, 11854 - Gazi, Athens)  the following days and hours:

Thursday 17 March 2022: 13.00 – 20.00
Friday 18 March 2022: 10.00 - 20.00
Saturday 19 March 2022: 10.00 – 18.00

Start and Time Limit

The 5km Road Race starts at 11.45am and finishes at 13.12

*The 5km Road Race of the event will take place in one section.

Medical Certificate

All runners participate in the event ON THEIR OWN RESPONSIBILITY. The Organizing Committee bears no responsibility for any issue related to the participants’ health due to the lack of complete pre-race medical check. It is recommended that all participants have recently gone through a full range medical exam before the event. Those that are already diagnosed with any kind of heart problems or have any indication of such, should take extra notice of this and pay extra attention before registering in the event. It is recommended that all runners, regardless age, are gone through a detailed cardio check before participating in the event.The Organizing Committee will not request any written medical certification given that all runners participate in the event on exclusively their own responsibility.

Feed Zone

A feed zone is available on the 5km Road Race course. Bottled water is offered to the runners at the Start, the Finish and the available feed zone.


Distinction medals are awarded only to the first three Men and Women of General Ranking. All runners that successfully finish the race will receive a finishers’ medal, and can download their personalized participation certificate after the announcement of the Official Race Results.